Welcome from Mr Allard

Anthony Allard, Headmaster

Welcome to the Middle and High School section of our website. We hope you will find all the initial information that you need to gain an insight into the work of our school. We have high expectation of our students and we encourage them to be ambitious and hard working.

This is apparent both in the day-to-day life of our school and also when our students move on to the best universities worldwide. We endorse holistic education, developing our students intellectually, socially and morally to become true global citizens and life-long learners. A thriving Physical Education department and sports programme ensures that this is an active process in every sense of the word.

Rome International School provides an exceptional learning environment with state of the art educational facilities. We also provide a unique opportunity for young people to experience a truly international atmosphere with students from over 40 different countries and teachers from across the World.

In Middle School students follow a bespoke curriculum that builds on the skills and knowledge acquired in the primary programme. Students also do the internationally renowned Cambridge Checkpoint exams at the end of Grade 9 in English, Mathematics and Science. Many opt to do the Italian Licenza Media examination too. We are able to benchmark and ensure our success using the CEM MIDYIS assessment pioneered by Durham University. Our students make progress well above what is expected based on international standards.

We offer a friendly and supportive environment based on sound relationships between students, teachers and parents with excellent and inclusive pastoral care. We offer high quality teaching from experienced and qualified professionals. We are committed to on-going professional development in all areas of the school. More than this we offer a personalised approach to learning where students can meet and overcome challenges, grow and develop.

Our exceptional facilities enable us to offer a wide range of extra-curricular activities and sports set in the context of one of the World’s greatest cities. Rome itself is an unbeatable learning resource and our students get the chance to explore Italy and beyond in our programme of educational trips and visits.

We look forward to meeting you in person at Rome International School, please explore our website and contact us to arrange a visit or to ask more about our school.

Mr Anthony Allard
Head of the Middle and High section